Focal-JMlab reviews

Focal Cub 3 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Focal Cub 3

A compact Cub 3 sub belongs to the theatrical Focal line and is designed for combined work with the branded satellites. Externally the device is almost a perfect cube, resting on small legs. A large flare of the bass-reflex is on the front wall and low-frequency head is directed to the floor. The driver's...
Focal Easya Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Focal Easya

Active systems have many advantages over conventional, one of which - the lack of speaker cables. Cordless designs in this respect even more perfect, since it does not require any sort of cords than the network. Of course, for such freedom comes at a price, and not just money. And the main goal of any...
Focal Profile SW 908 Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Focal Profile SW 908

Profile Series occupies a middle position in the nomenclature of the French acoustic studio Focal, second only to the ultimatum rulers Utopia and Electra. Included in her model are ideal for picking upscale home theater - there is not only floorstanding, bookshelf, center and surround speakers in the...
Focal-JMLab Aria 906 Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Focal-JMLab Aria 906

These monitors have a feature - midbass diffusers are made of newly patented material Flax with unique properties. The diffuser is a sandwich consisting of an inner layer of linen fabric thickness of 0.4 mm, which is applied on both sides of the finest glass film. Flax, as is known, is 80% of cellulose...
Focal-JMLab Aria 936 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Focal-JMLab Aria 936

Its height is more than a meter and its depth is approximately forty centimeters. There are four 17-cm caliber speaker drivers and the tweeter on the frontage. And there is a wide and steady aluminum foundation with adjustable spikes at the bottom. After all the Focal Aria 936 is not even the flagship...
Focal-JMLab Aria 948 Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Focal-JMLab Aria 948

Work on the line Aria started from scratch, because the company Focal has not only changed the design of the case, but also designed a new dynamic head. And the French experts, unlike most competitors, not counting acoustic design for purchased on the side speakers, and think through every project in...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 705V Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 705V

The junior model of the budget Chorus 700 series is not inferior to senior colleagues. Own produced drivers are taken as base here and located in small by volume, but quite rigid bodies with reinforced sidewalls. Bass-reflex is placed on the front panel, on the back panel there is a loop for wall mounting....
Focal-JMlab Chorus 706 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 706

706 is shelf speaker system from the Chorus series. It is larger than the model Chorus 705, but the construction is almost the same: both systems have similar (branded) heads, in both cases bass-reflex radiates by slot port (the area of which is bigger in Chorus 706). Proportionality is the main sign...
Focal-JMLab Chorus 706 S Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMLab Chorus 706 S

One of the largest manufacturers of speaker systems in the world, Focal-JMLab form the French city Saint-Etienne, always showed a rigorous approach to the creation of their own dynamical heads. Chorus 706 S differs by a new THC tweeter (as usual, with the inverted dome) and improved MF/LF speakers made...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 706V Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 706V

For shelf systems Chorus 706V is quite large and has considerable weight. Massive MDF panels are used in the construction of the body with non-parallel internal walls. Another distinctive feature of the speaker systems is the front bass-reflex that significantly simplifies the alignment of the system...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 714 S Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 714 S

The French company Focal-JMlab is famous among audiophiles by high-quality speaker systems, built on the base of unique technical solutions. Chorus 714 S was not an exception. These speaker systems are built by 2.5-way scheme with bass-reflex port on the front panel. A unique tweeter made of aluminum-magnesium...
Focal-JMLab Chorus 715 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Focal-JMLab Chorus 715

The attractiveness of the ideology embodied in Chorus acoustics - a new series of speakers by the French firm JMlab, - is in the pursuit of the company to make the most advanced of its technology available to the audiophile masses, and this goal is not only noble, but also extremely well thought out......
Focal-JMlab Chorus 716 S Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 716 S

716 S is the model from fully upgraded Chorus series. It is straight felt that the developers thoroughly fought for purity of sound from impurities. Strong body is reinforced by bulkheads, MDF panel is installed in its lower part - to decrease effectiveness of wave resonances of air volume. Low-frequency...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 716V Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 716V

Chorus 716V are built by 2.5-way scheme with cutoff frequencies on 300 and 3000 Hz. The main range is played by the pair of midbass heads with the diameter of 16.5 cm (6,5"). They are equipped with Polyglass diffusers, the manufacturing technology of which implies coating the smallest glass spheres on...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 725 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 725

Chorus 725 is a crowning model of the Jmlab budget series and a good epilogue to the research work aimed at achieving extreme heights. The meter-high (39") speakers look gracefully. Despite a decent height and slenderness, they are quite stable - the center of gravity is on the lower part, where the...
Focal-JMLab Chorus 726 S Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers Focal-JMLab Chorus 726 S

716 S is the model from the fully upgraded Chorus series. It is immediately felt that the developers thoroughly challenged for purity of sound against foreign substances. Strong body is reinforced with bulkheads, and a solid MDF panel is installed in its bottom part - to reduce the efficiency of wave...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 806V Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 806V

Shelf Focal Chorus 806V speaker systems are designed for work in small rooms. They have two-way construction and bass-reflex loading with the port on the front panel. Peculiar tweeter with the dome made of aluminum-magnesium alloy in the form of concave hemisphere is used as high-frequency speaker. For...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 807V Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Chorus 807V

Chorus 807V are quite large speaker systems, built on dynamical heads of own design and production, with bass-reflex on the back wall. A pair of high-class drivers is used in them - a 7 inch woofer and 25-mm (1") tweeter with the inverted dome. Aluminum-magnesium alloy, allowing to reduce the movable...
Focal-JMlab Chorus 816 V Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Focal-JMlab Chorus 816 V

Although a series of Chorus 800 V (3rd generation Chorus) and is not a reference, it exploits the latest achievements of the company, including speakers, made on a single plant Focal-JMlab in Saint-Etienne and installed only in the more advanced model lines. Side walls are decorated with high-quality...
Focal-JMLab Chorus 826 V W Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Focal-JMLab Chorus 826 V W

In Focal point out that the appearance of Chorus 826 VW owes its origin to their traditional partner in the field of design - Paris studio Pineau & Le Porcher, created expressive contours lines for Electra and Utopia. Exclusive design, in particular, includes the finishing side body with red lacquer...
Focal-JMlab Chorus CC 700 Centre Speaker review
Centre Speaker Focal-JMlab Chorus CC 700

Chorus S line only two models of the central channel, and our CC 700 - the most "advanced". Focal-JMlab traditionally uses its proprietary tweeter speakers TNC of aluminum-magnesium alloy with an inverted dome (despite the statement by the French, it is used only in the "focal", they sell these tweeters...
Focal-JMlab Chorus Sub 300 P Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Focal-JMlab Chorus Sub 300 P

The cabinet is made up of massive panels MDF, thickness in certain places reaches 25 mm. To combat resonances sidewalls made nonparallel, in addition to that on each of them has a powerful anti-vibration pad. Dynamic head, found on the front panel has a rather impressive diameter (27 cm). In this proprietary...
Focal-JMLab Chorus SW 700 V Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Focal-JMLab Chorus SW 700 V

The French Chorus SW 700 sub attracts you not only by unusual appearance (the design is developed by the famous Pineau & Le Porcher bureau), but also solid construction. To minimize side-tones the body is cut out of MDF plates with the thickness of 25 mm and carefully plugged from the inside. The dynamical...
Focal-JMLab Chorus SW 800 V Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Focal-JMLab Chorus SW 800 V

Focal active subwoofer reflects the company's branded concept, combining an elegant style and advanced technical solutions. Big by volume body contained 11-inch driver with the diffuser, made by own Polyglass technology. It is loaded on the bass-reflex, directed to the floor. Massive foundation, which...
Focal-JMlab Chorus SW700S Subwoofer review
Subwoofer Focal-JMlab Chorus SW700S

Looks very elegant silver sunny SW700S (finish option - style), representing a series of Chorus S. On the facade of a protective and decorative mask - 270 mm cone driver with manufactured according to the latest version of the proprietary technology Polyglass: on the surface of the cellulose membrane...
Focal-JMLab Cobalt 806 Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Focal-JMLab Cobalt 806

806 - a smaller model of the updated series of Cobalt, which replaced the Cobalt 807, represents a class of monitors in the previous version of the ruler. Hard, well damped enclosure design lined with aluminum sheet. Contribute substantially to the reduction of overtones side plates of MDF. Gracefully...
Focal-JMlab Cobalt 816S Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Focal-JMlab Cobalt 816S

In 2003, the French speakers Cobalt Focal-JMLab received with index "S" technological developments series Electra and Utopia. 816S - second from the top system Cobalt (in the line still has an older floorstanding, bookshelf, center, rear and subwoofer) - equipped with a brand new version of the tweeter...
Focal-JMlab Electra 905 Bookshelf speakers review
Bookshelf speakers Focal-JMlab Electra 905

Although relatively new to the UK, JMLab is one of France's leading hi-fi brands. The company built its early reputation as the manufacturer of the highly regarded Focal drivers, and this technology now forms the basis of an enormous line up of complete loudspeakers, organized into some five separate...
Focal-JMLab Profile 918 Speaker pair review
Speaker pair Focal-JMLab Profile 918

Loudspeakers Focal Profile 918 very interesting shapes do not have outstanding growth. Nevertheless, on the front panel there are two bass radiator diameter of 6.5 inches and a standard for younger rulers speakers Focal inch tweeter made of aluminum-magnesium alloy in the form of the traditional inverted...
Focal-JMlab Sib&Cub 5.1 system review
5.1 system Focal-JMlab Sib&Cub

Sib - is 5 identical satellites, Cub - subwoofer. Original design with front panel focusing form (just like in Utopia) combines aesthetic and rational elements. Housing Sib - plastic under the same frame metal and wood perimeter facade. Sidewalls thinner front panel, but the shape of the housing is effective...
JMLab Daline 3.1 Floor standing speakers review
Floor standing speakers JMLab Daline 3.1

The JM Lab Daline 3.1, manufactured in France, is a recent addition to the American audio scene. It is a slender columnar speaker housed in an attractively finished cabinet. The system's name is derived from its internal construction, described as a "decoupled anti-reso-nance line." This is a variant...